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18ft Skiff Spring Champs - Races 5 and 6 18ft Skiff Spring Champs - Races 5 and 6Spring Championship 2018 Race 5 and 6 - Chris Webb Memorial Trophy - 3 BuoysThere were two races sailed on Sunday in the Spring Championship for the Chris Webb Memorial Trophy. Sailing in 13-16kts ENE both races were dominated by end to end winners - Asko in Race 5 and Finport Finance in Race 6.by Sail-World.com/nz Posted 13 Nov 13:31 NZDT Emirates Team NZ are first team in Cup Village Emirates Team NZ are first team in Cup VillageLong the Cinderella of America's Cup teams, Emirates Team NZ have now made it to the glass palaceAfter years of being cooped up in a grimy, gritty base, America's Cup victors Emirates Team New Zealand finally have a sparkling new home on Auckland's waterfront. Suzanne McFadden takes a look insideby Suzanne McFadden Posted 13 Nov 07:14 NZDT Get expert advice for your forecast location Get expert advice for your forecast locationPredictwind announces text based weather forecasts for your locationIf you want a quick take on what the weather is going to do, Predictwind's meteorological & development team have developed software that will process the data used in the forecast tables and graphs to summarize the forecast into a Daily Briefing.by Predictwind Posted 13 Nov 00:05 NZDT Minutes separate winners in Route du Rhum finish Minutes separate winners in Route du Rhum finishTwo lead boats Francis Joyon and François Gabart finish just over 7 minutes apartAfter a hard sail in the opening stanza of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, the two lead boats Francis Joyon on IDEC Sport and François Gabart aboard Macif finished just over seven minutes apart after a thrilling finish at night in Guadeloupeby Sail-World.com/nz Posted 12 Nov 17:07 NZDT Wins and news from Doyle Sails Wins and news from Doyle SailsA recap of recent wins and news from Doyle Sails InternationalDoyle Sails have continued their winning way - check out the results from Bermuda, USA and Australia, plus an update from Alex Thomson who is leading by over 100nm in the IMOCA60 class. There's a look at a modern Classic just launched by Royal Huisman.by Doyle Sails Posted 13 Nov 09:25 NZDT Race record for IDEC Sport at 2018 Route du Rhum Race record for IDEC Sport at 2018 Route du RhumSeven days, 14 hours, 21 minutesFrancis Joyon has set a new race record and won the 2018 Route du Rhum, in what was the closest finish since the race began in 1978.by North Sails Posted 13 Nov 08:02 NZDT Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 9 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 9François Gabart says he's happy with his second-placed finishAt the moment, François Gabart says he's happy with his finish at Pointe-à-Pitre and to have been able to battle to the end, even though Francis Joyon stole the victory by taking the lead at the finishing line, just seven minutes ahead of him.by Route du Rhum Posted 13 Nov 07:51 NZDT Optimist Asian/Oceanian Championship practice day Optimist Asian/Oceanian Championship practice dayTeams arrive in MyanmarYesterday marked the opening day of the 2018 Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship, hosted by the Ngwe Saung Yacht Club and Resort with the support of the Myanmar Yachting Federation.by Fiona Kidd Posted 13 Nov 03:58 NZDT 12th China Cup International Regatta overall 12th China Cup International Regatta overallWanhang Longcheer has won back the Beneteau 40.7 trophyWanhang Longcheer has won back the Beneteau 40.7 trophy at the 12th China Cup. Steve McConaghy suffered a stressful few hours in the morning wondering if he was going to have to defend a slender two-point lead.by Andy Rice, SailingIntelligence.com Posted 13 Nov 01:00 NZDT Joyon snatches record-setting victory Joyon snatches record-setting victoryIn thrilling finale to Route du Rhum-Destination GuadeloupeIn the closest finish since it was first staged in 1978, the French ocean racing veteran Francis Joyon won the 40th anniversary Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo to Pointe-À-Pitre early this morning.by Route du Rhum Posted 12 Nov 19:56 NZDT America's Cup on display for jetty opening America's Cup on display for jetty openingThe Auld Mug and the Minister of Sport will be on-hand for the opening of the new all-tide jettyThe Auld Mug and the Minister of Sport, Grant Robertson, will be on hand when the new all-tide jetty will be opened at the Sailability Wellington Trust and Titahi Bay Boating Club's premises on Porirua Harbour later this month. by Yachting New Zealand Posted 12 Nov 13:48 NZDT Kiwi crew dominate Red Bull Foiling for second win Kiwi crew dominate Red Bull Foiling for second winThe New Zealand crew dominated the three-day event, winning every race they sailed.The Red Bull Foiling Generation Trophy will stay in New Zealand after Isaac McHardie and William McKenzie won this morning's final in Miami. The pair dominated the three-day event, winning every race they sailed.by Yachting New Zealand Posted 12 Nov 13:28 NZDT Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 8 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 8A foil and a rudder missing on the MACIF Trimaran"François never gives in," says Thomas Normand of the technical team. "The loss of the foil did not cause sufficient damage to force him to retire. Naturally, these hitches have had an impact on performance, but she is still fighting for a win."by Route du Rhum Posted 12 Nov 12:31 NZDT 12 Metre World Championship set for Newport 12 Metre World Championship set for NewportA sailing spectacle like no otherWith a little over eight months to go, Ida Lewis Yacht Club, the International Twelve Metre Association (ITMA) America's Fleet and the 12 Metre Yacht Club are gearing up for the largest-ever gathering of historic 12 Metre yachts in the U.S.by Barby MacGowan Posted 12 Nov 10:53 NZDT 12th China Cup International Regatta day 4 12th China Cup International Regatta day 4It's the Battle of Oz in the BeneteausRay Roberts gets better every day and has now manoeuvred BoomEgg - JoyOurs Team to just two points off the lead in the hotly contested Beneteau 40.7 at the China Cup International Regatta in Shenzhen.by Andy Rice, SailingIntelligence.com Posted 12 Nov 02:52 NZDT WA WASZP State Championship in Perth day 2 WA WASZP State Championship in Perth day 2Young Tom Devine is proving incredibly hard to beatIt was a sensational day 2 for the WA WASZP State Championships with Perth turning on another stunning afternoon for this exciting one design class. The championship has been split wide open with a lot of the sailors racing the boats for the first time.by Marc Ablett Posted 11 Nov 11:03 NZDT Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 7 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 7Alex Thomson is still leading the fleet of IMOCAsOn the sixth day of racing in the Route du Rhum, British skipper Alex Thomson is still leading the fleet of IMOCAs. In the trade winds, he is being chased by three skippers, Paul Meilhat, Vincent Riou and Yann Eliès.by Route du Rhum Posted 11 Nov 08:49 NZDT WA Moth State Championship day 2 WA Moth State Championship day 2Max Puttman makes the best of the conditionsDay 2 proved a super critical day in terms of the overall leaderboard at the WA Moth State Championships. Session 1 of the day turned into a marginal race where most of the fleet were in low-riding mode for majority of the race.by Marc Ablett Posted 11 Nov 04:29 NZDT WA WASZP State Championship in Perth day 1 WA WASZP State Championship in Perth day 1Freshwater Bay providing stunning conditionsPerth turned on some absolutely stunning summer conditions for day 1 of the WA WASZP State Championship, with a late seabreeze kicking in at 12-15knots. Racing was held in Freshwater Bay providing some serious Friday night entertainment.by Marc Ablett Posted 11 Nov 03:28 NZDT RC44 Championship Tour finale starts next week RC44 Championship Tour finale starts next weekFleet will once again take to the waters of Cascais for final showdownHaving defended their World Championship trophy last month, becoming the first team ever to claim a hat trick of RC44 World titles, Vladimir Prosikhin and tactician Dean Barker of Team Nika currently lead the fleet.by RC44 Class Association Posted 11 Nov 03:17 NZDT 12th China Cup International Regatta day 3 12th China Cup International Regatta day 3Cheung Kong team wins round the island raceCheung Kong Sailing Club Team moved to the top of the Beneteau 40.7 leaderboard after a solid performance on day three of the China Cup International Regatta in Shenzhen. Jono Rankine steered his crew across the finish line of the 19-mile race.by Andy Rice, SailingIntelligence.com Posted 11 Nov 02:15 NZDT Return of Athos and the Flying Machines Return of Athos and the Flying MachinesSet for the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600The 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 is set to be a spectacular edition of the fantastic 600 nautical mile race around 11 Caribbean islands. Of the early entries, the largest yacht competing will be the 203ft schooner Athosby Louay Habib Posted 11 Nov 01:36 NZDT North Sails Weekly Debrief North Sails Weekly Debrief36th America's Cup, A-Cat Preview, 3Di For All, Solo Skipper Trusts NorthNorth Sails is once again leading the way in the America's Cup as three of four teams have confirmed North Sails as their supplier of choice.by North Sails Posted 11 Nov 01:00 NZDT Laura Baldwin's view on the scuttling of the Finn Laura Baldwin's view on the scuttling of the FinnWTF* should never be a question after a decision is made for any change at the Olympic GamesWTF* should never be a question after a decision is made for any change at the Olympic Games. Changes should be made long enough in advance not to immediately impact people's lives in such a devastating way. There should be no shock surprises. by Laura Baldwin Posted 10 Nov 19:28 NZDT American Magic show off AC75 test boat - Video American Magic show off AC75 test boat - VideoFirst team video of their AC75 surrogate nick named "The Mule" as she foils on Narragansett BayAmerican Magic, the New York Yacht Club's entry in the 36th America's Cup, has released the first team video of their AC75 surrogate nick named "The Mule" as it foils on Narragansett Bay. In this revealing video we can see the 38ft long Mule tucked inby American Magic Posted 10 Nov 13:38 NZDT Multi-Million investment comes to an end Multi-Million investment comes to an endAfter pumping USD$20million into match racing owner Håkan Svensson now wants outSwedish businessman and passionate sailor Håkan Svensson had a long pedigree of supporting professional sailing when he bought the World Match Racing Tour in 2015. Now after spending three years and tens of millions of dollars transforming the event almosby Justin Chisholm, Yachtracing.life Posted 10 Nov 13:15 NZDT Italians condemn changes made to 2024 Olympics Italians condemn changes made to 2024 OlympicsIs the future of sailing at risk? Well, the president of the Italian Sailing Federation is worried…Italian sailing website Farevela.net interviews with the President of the Italian sailing federation soon after his return from last weekend's Annual Conference of World Sailing, where it was decided to have a Mixed Two-Person Offshore event in 2024.by Michele Tognozzi Posted 10 Nov 11:36 NZDT Mike Golding: Sailing can be a peoples sport Mike Golding: Sailing can be a peoples sportOne of the veterans of short handed racing gives some insights into the Olympic eventFrench newsletter Tip & Shaft interviewed Mike Golding a veteran of the trans-oceanic and short-handed scene since 1992. The main point of interest centred around his views on the proposed Mixed Two-Person Offshore keelboat eventby Tip and Shaft Posted 10 Nov 11:21 NZDT Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 6 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe day 6Sunshine and shorts time as Thomson looks to capitalizeAfter five days of tough racing in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo to Pointe-à-Pitre in the French Caribbean, Britain's Alex Thomson is in good spirits and looking to put the hammer down on Hugo Boss.by Route du Rhum Posted 10 Nov 07:15 NZDT Route du Rhum IMOCA analysis by Morgan Lagravière Route du Rhum IMOCA analysis by Morgan LagravièreFour skippers are sailing in the trade winds and are now battling it out to win this raceWhile Yannick Bestaven has unfortunately been forced to retire, Jérémie Beyou, Alexia Barrier, Fabrice Amedeo, Manuel Cousin and Romain Attanasio intend to set sail again after carrying out pit stops.by IMOCA Globe Series Posted 10 Nov 03:34 NZDT The US SailGP team - Images and Video in the F50 The US SailGP team - Images and Video in the F50The US SailGP team has started their training sessions off Whangarei, Northland, New ZealandThe US SailGP team has started their training sessions off Whangarei, Northland, New Zealandby Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 10 Nov 02:56 NZDT 12th China Cup International Regatta day 2 12th China Cup International Regatta day 2Cheung Kong closes gap after Longcheer's Doldrums momentCheung Kong Sailing Team closed to just a point off the lead of the Beneteau 40.7 fleet after an up and down day of light winds at the China Cup International Regatta in Shenzhen.by Andy Rice, SailingIntelligence.com Posted 10 Nov 02:29 NZDT November news from the Herreshoff Marine Museum November news from the Herreshoff Marine MuseumIn This Issue: Herreshoff 12½'s for sale, Upcoming lectures, Holiday prints and cards, ResoluteNovember 2018 newsletter from the Herreshoff Marine Museum. In this issue: Herreshoff 12½'s for Sale, Upcoming Lectures, Holiday Prints and Cards, Resolute, Upcoming Events, Frostbite Bash 2019, Inspire Innovation with HMM, Annual Sponsorsby Herreshoff Marine Museum Posted 10 Nov 01:16 NZDT Golden Globe Race day 131 Golden Globe Race day 131Jean-Luc Van Den Heede given 18 hour time penalty for improper use of GGR satellite phoneFrench solo yachtsman Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, the current Golden Globe Race leader, rang GGR organisers to advise that his yacht Matmut had sustained mast damage, that all was OK, and that he intended to sail for Chile when conditions improved.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 10 Nov 00:40 NZDT New Laser fleet available for training or charter New Laser fleet available for training or charterRoyal Akarana Yacht Club has purchased 20 brand new Lasers from Performance Sailcraft AustraliaRoyal Akarana Yacht Club has purchased 20 brand new Lasers from Performance Sailcraft Australia which will be available for use within the club racing sector and for external charter. The 20 Lasers are available in Standard, Radial and 4.7 configurationby Royal Akarana YC Posted 10 Nov 00:26 NZDT Introduction to Core Fibres in Modern Ropes Introduction to Core Fibres in Modern RopesThe majority are polyester or DyneemaThere are many core materials used in rope making (e.g. Vectran®, PBO, polypropylene, hemp, nylon etc) but the vast majority of modern ropes are based on a polyester, or increasingly, a Dyneema® core. Get a basic introduction here.by Phil Anniss Posted 9 Nov 22:00 NZDT Race Yachts brokerage new listings Race Yachts brokerage new listingsIncluding the Ker 46 Patrice for saleWhen only the best will do... Ker 46 Patrice for sale - A yacht for champions: Super competitive IRC - ORC racer, continually upgraded & optimised.by Jason Rowed Posted 9 Nov 19:29 NZDT Remembering Christine Belanger at RNZYS Remembering Christine Belanger at RNZYSA celebration of Christine Belanger's life - Dinghy Locker at the RNZYS - November 14On Wednesday 14th November, there will be a gathering at the Dinghy Locker at the RNZYS to bring together all those who knew and loved Christine Belanger. All are welcome and we hope you will come and share stories of this remarkable woman. by Emma Outteridge Posted 9 Nov 18:31 NZDT Collinson FX: Nov 9 - ‘Blue-sky' outlook by market Collinson FX: Nov 9 - ‘Blue-sky' outlook by marketThe NZD held below 0.6800, after huge recent gains awaiting the FOMC, while the AUD looks to regainMarkets were quiet and steady ahead of the FOMC announcement this morning (afternoon New York time). The fall-out from the US Mid-Term elections appears to be over.by Collinson FX Posted 9 Nov 18:28 NZDT François Gabart pushing into the red zone a little François Gabart pushing into the red zone a littleThe MACIF trimaran reached the halfway mark between St. Malo and Point-à-PitreThis Thursday morning, just as the MACIF trimaran reached the halfway mark between St. Malo and Point-à-Pitre, and still in the lead, François Gabart considered the Ultime's Route du Rhum and admitted how much he admires Francis Joyon and how sorry he is.by Trimaran MACIF Posted 9 Nov 18:26 NZDT Maiden begins her two-year world tour Maiden begins her two-year world tourRaising awareness and funds for girls' education worldwideMaiden has began her two-year world tour to raise awareness and funds for girls' education around the world, leaving from The Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble for the first stopover to be held in India in December 2018.by Libby Mudditt Posted 9 Nov 11:12 NZDT Golden Globe Race day 130 Golden Globe Race day 130Race leader will make repairs to his mast at seaJean-Luc Van Den Heede, the embattled race leader struggling with a damaged mast sustained during a storm 1,900 miles west of Cape Horn, has decided to continue in the race back to Les Sables d'Olonne.by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 9 Nov 07:12 NZDT
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